<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Politics and Political News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usSun, 29 May 2016 00:58:31 -0700Sun, 29 May 2016 00:58:31 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Sanders Warns Clinton on Running Mate Pick ]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 17:05:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/split2-clinton-sanders.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sent a warning to rival Hillary Clinton again about her pick for a running mate. During an interview to air on Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sanders doubled...

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<![CDATA['Papa' Doug Manchester Speaks at Trump Rally]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:35:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Papa-Doug-Manchester-Trump.jpg
Papa Doug Manchester said of Donald Trump: he's the “the smartest man I know." Told crowd they have the chance to elect a capitalist to the White House.]]>
<![CDATA[Sanders to Hold Rally in SoCal]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 13:46:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-533816796.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a rally late Friday morning in San Pedro on the sixth day of his Southland campaign ahead of California's June 7 primary election.

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<![CDATA[Trump to Rubio on Senate Re-Election: 'Run Marco!']]> Fri, 27 May 2016 10:31:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/split2-trump-rubio.jpg
Donald Trump is encouraging "Little Marco" to run for re-election in Florida. After weeks of aggressive attacks and name calling during the GOP primary, Trump and Marco Rubio have called a truce, of sorts, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Protests Outside Trump Rally Turn Violent, 35 Arrested]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 10:52:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Trump-SD-Rally-21-Jacob-Rascon.jpg
A campaign rally for presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump in San Diego Friday turned violent after protesters clashed with police outside the San Diego Convention Center, yielding three arrests.

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<![CDATA['Death Fell From the Sky': Obama at Hiroshima]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 04:22:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16148362560935.jpg
Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the Hiroshima atomic bombing on Friday, using the moment to call for a world without nuclear weapons, NBC News reported.Some 140,000...

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<![CDATA[USSS Employees Disciplined for Violating Congressman's Privacy]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 16:51:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_784902619993.jpg
More than 40 Secret Service employees were disciplined for improperly accessing information about Rep. Jason Chaffetz last year, NBC News reported. One employee resigned, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh...

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<![CDATA[Judge Blocks Release of Video, Audio of Mills in Clinton Deposition]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 16:50:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CherylMills-AP_16141516465226.jpg
A federal judge granted a request Thursday to block the release of video from an upcoming deposition of Hillary Clinton’s former chief of staff at the State Department, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Trump Looks to RNC for Ground Game]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 16:27:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DonaldTrump-AP_16147730321347.jpg
Donald Trump said he believes the Republican National Committee will help him in his ground game and his plans to turn 15 blue states red, NBC News reported. "As far as building the infrastructure for...

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<![CDATA[Trump Reaches the Magic Number to Clinch Nomination]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 17:22:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Trump-GettyImages-533099798.jpg
Donald Trump on Thursday secured the number of GOP delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, NBC News has confirmed. Trump passed the 1,237 mark after unbound delegates from...

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<![CDATA[Obama: Trump Candidacy Has 'Rattled' World Leaders]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 04:35:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/OBAMA_AP_16147347596862.jpg
President Barack Obama said world leaders are "rattled" by Donald Trump and have a good reason to feel that way, NBC News reported. Speaking at a news conference while at the G7 meeting in Japan, Obama...

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<![CDATA[No 'Decision' or 'Timeline' Yet on Trump Endorsement: Ryan]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 11:30:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PaulRyan-AP_16140578310835.jpg
House Speaker Paul Ryan hasn’t made a decision about endorsing Donald Trump, NBC News reported. "I haven't made a decision," Ryan told reporters in an off-camera briefing Wednesday. "I don't have a timeline in

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Calls Trump a 'Bully' Who Threatens Economy]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 14:36:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Clinton5232332734.jpg
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, in a speech to union workers in Detroit on Monday, railed against Donald Trump on everything from wages and immigration to paid family leave."He could...

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<![CDATA[Obama Hits Highest Job Approval Since 2013: Poll]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 15:45:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-533205868.jpg
President Barack Obama enjoys the highest approval from Americans since his second term began, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows.Fifty-one percent of registered voters say they approve...

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<![CDATA[Gore: Trump's Climate Change Stance Is Concerning]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 06:53:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-519674944.jpg
Former vice president and climate change activist Al Gore is concerned that a potential Donald Trump presidency could roll back progress in the fight against climate change. "He has said some things on...

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<![CDATA[Poll: Clinton's Lead Over Trump Shrinks to 3 Points]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 09:39:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Trump+Clinton+.jpg
Hillary Clinton's advantage over Donald Trump has narrowed to just three points, resulting in a dead-heat general-election contest with more than five months to go until November, according to results from a new...

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<![CDATA[Clinton: Trump is a 'Pretend Successful']]> Sun, 22 May 2016 10:52:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/216*120/Clinton+MTP+Trump+Taxes.png
Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump a "pretend successful" who is only focused on "making himself appear great," an attack on the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's "Make America Great Again" campaign...

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<![CDATA[Bernie Sanders Rallies in Vista]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 22:10:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bernie-Sanders-Vista-Rally.jpg
Capping off a very busy weekend of politics in San Diego, U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will hold a rally in Vista Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Sanders Won't Back Wasserman Schultz in Fla. Primary]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 17:44:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/BernieSanders-AP_16139614761695.jpg
Bernie Sanders said Saturday he would not back Democratic National Committee Chairwoman and Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the Democratic primary race for Florida’s 23rd congressional...

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<![CDATA[Bernie Sanders Rallies in National City]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 09:20:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sanders.PNG
U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will take his campaign to San Diego Saturday, holding a rally in National City ahead of California’s June 7 primary.

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<![CDATA[Bill Clinton Rallies in San Diego]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 23:32:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bill-Clinton-Rally-SD-0521.jpg
Enthusiastic supporters filed into a high school in San Diego Saturday for a rally with former U.S. President Bill Clinton in support of his wife’s campaign for the White House.

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<![CDATA[Politically Speaking: Prop B Legal Battle]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 07:56:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/PolSpeak-pension-reform.jpg
A discussion of pension reform on “Politically Speaking with Gene Cubbison" this week.]]>
<![CDATA[Clinton, Sanders to Rally in San Diego]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 09:01:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bill-Clinton-Bernie-Sanders.jpg
It’s a busy weekend for politics in San Diego, as Bernie Sanders and Bill Clinton both plan to hold rallies in American’s Finest City ahead of California’s June 7 primary.

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<![CDATA[Top ‘SNL’ Sketches During Wild 2016 Race]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 09:45:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Bernie-Larry-SNL-Ship-.jpg
As the show caps is 2015-2016 run, check out highlights of a season like no other amid a wild presidential race.
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<![CDATA[4 Sanders DNC Rallies Approved]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 18:34:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/bernie+sanders+rally.jpg
Four pro-Bernie Sanders rallies, with estimated attendance of 38,000 activists, have been approved for public demonstrations during the Democratic National Convention in July, the city said Thursday.The...

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<![CDATA[Md. Trump Delegate Indicted on Child Porn, Weapons Charges]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 13:57:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Donald-Trump-Office-NY-AP_16135465999162.jpg
A man slated to be a delegate for Donald Trump has been indicted on child pornography and other charges, according to officials, NBC News reported. The Department of Justice announced Thursday that Caleb...

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